Playwright Scott C. Sickles on COMPOSURE Opening now on the Main Stage

As COMPOSURE moves from the Jewel Box to the Main Stage this June we thought you’d like to see an earlier interview with the playwright, Scott C. Sickles!

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On June 11 thru 20, WorkShop Theater Company is presenting a Plays- in-Process production of COMPOSURE by playwright Scott C. Sickles.  In the play, an ill-timed college production of Romeo & Juliet leads to a modern-day star-crossed romance between two men whose past tragedies suddenly encroach upon the present.  Here’s what Scott has to say about it:

Playwright Scott C. Sickles with Scott Ahearn, Susan Izatt, Ben Rezendes, CK Allen  Anne Fizzard, Michael Gnat and Director Fritz Brekeller Playwright Scott C. Sickles with Scott Ahearn, Susan Izatt, Ben Rezendes, CK Allen Anne Fizzard, Michael Gnat and Director
Fritz Brekeller

How’d you come to write Composure? This is actually a really complicated question. A long time ago, I can’t quite recall when, I came up with the title.  I’d wanted to write a kind of “gay prodigal son returns” story about a theater artist who returns home to direct a production and confronts his past while taking on a new romance. Gradually, the plot began to form and with it some of the backstory and themes…

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